Church Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 1st, 2nd and 3rd SEPTEMBER 2017

August 08, 2017

  1. On 2nd September we celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Episcopal Ordination of our Bishop Camillo Baleen. Let us pray for his intentions and good health.

  2. Catechism Classes for Parish Children from Standards 4-12 will commence on Friday, 15th September and Standards 1-3will commence on Friday, 22nd September.
    Registration and sale of books for all Catechism Classes will be held on Friday 1st September and 8th September from 8.00 am to 12 noon in the Kindergarten. 
    Parents are informed to bring a copy of their child’s CPR and Baptism Certificate for submission at the time of registration. Students of Standard 8 need to bring a copy of their Communion Certificate at the time of registration.

  3. On Friday 8th September the feast of the nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary will celebrate at all the masses.

  4. The Konkani community will celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Monti Fest, on Friday, 8th September at 9.00 am with blessings of the new corn and floral offerings by children at the outdoor stage followed by the Feast Mass in Konkani at the Sacred Heart Church. This will be followed by a short cultural programme and lunch at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
    Due to this mass, the regular 9.00 am and 10.30 am English obligation masses on 8 September, will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The Filipino mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Church at 12 noon as usual.

  5. The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Valankanni on Thursday, 14th September at 6.30 pm in the sacred heart church.
    The 9-day Novena in preparation for this Feast will begin on Tuesday, 5th September at 6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
    On 5th September the 6 pm English mass will be held at our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

  6. The wedding anniversary mass for August and September celebrants will be held on Monday, 11th September at 7.00 pm in the Mother Church. All those celebrating their wedding anniversary during these months are invited to attend this mass.

  7. The next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 15th September in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those who attend the course please register your name at the Parish Office and submit the Baptism certificate along with your application before 13th September. The course fee is BD. 5/- per person, inclusive of lunch.

    P.T .O.

  8. The Lectors Ministry will be accepting new members. Those who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation may register their names at the parish office. The deadline to submit your name is 16th September. 

  9. The Catechism Teachers Training Course will begin on Friday, 22nd September from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon in the St. Claire Audio Video room. Those interested in teaching Catechism to our parish children are requested to register their names in the parish office. The last day for registration is 15th September.


  10. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held this afternoon at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.

    Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.